Monday, March 27, 2017

NSPEDM and new underpass


NSPEDM @ Oxford

NSPEDM @ Yocum Connection before dusk. Train would wait for permission to enter the yard at South Amana.

Tied down for the evening was the Track Geometry car from the CN, #1501 and IAIS 705.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

NS 6902(SD60E)-NSDMPE19

Brooklyn, IA

South Amana, IA

 IAIS 508 and NS 6902-South Amana Yard

NS 5108(dead in tow) returning to Peoria after relieving a unit that broke down in the NS yard in Des Moines. The repaired unit, NS 5315, is returning on train BICB18 Monday morning in Des Moines.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Two Westbounds plus NS power-IAIS

XSISA at Yocum Connection.

NS 6712(SD60-ex Conrail) and IAIS 515(SASI)

NS 8864(C40-9). Get them while you can, they are being rebuilt/scrapped.

NS 6712(SD60). The NS units were being hooked up to the ethanol train for Cedar Rapids and ADM..........

After the couple-up, the power for the XSACR.


Oxford, IA

Sunday, March 12, 2017

NSDMPE12-NS 7615

Just before the expected snowstorm to arrive, I traveled down to the Iowa Interstate to catch the latest NSDMPE grain train traveling eastbound from Des Moines enroute to Peoria to be exchanged to the NS.

NS 7615, NS 9131 and IAIS 503 lead 97 cars(12 IAIS and 85 NS) by Eagle Rd NW(MP 249) east of Oxford, IA. March 12, 2017.

From the Kodak--